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Dent Road milestone

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Dent Road milestone

YDNPA, 2004, (RS201)

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Dent Road milestone

Historical Environment Record No: MYD34770

Parish: Dent

OS Grid Reference: SD756869

Dale: Cumbria

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Early to mid-19th century milestone. Dressed sandstone, square plinth with chamfered corners. White painted semicircular shaft inscribed S9 picked out in black. Rounded top. One of a series of 11 along the road from Sedbergh to Dent lying within the parish of Dent.


From Dent Station follow signs to Dent for 3/4 mile. Milestone lies on left hand side of road opposite Cowgill Chapel and behind a concrete fence.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Dent Station or Dent. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 874 for Cumbria.


Viewable from roadside.

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